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23 November 2018 Business & Finance, Training & Education

Ørsted has named the winners of the second round of its annual GBP 75,000 East Coast Skills Fund, part of the company’s GBP 465,000 East Coast Community Fund 20-year annual commitment and community engagement programme for Hornsea Project One and Race Bank offshore wind farms.

14 September 2018 Business & Finance, Training & Education

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), National Taiwan University (NTU) and DTU Wind Energy have partnered up to work on local offshore wind education in Taiwan.

3 February 2017 R&D, Technology, Training & Education

Aberdeen Science Centre (ASC) and Vattenfall have joined forces to roll out an educational project for people across the UK's North East who are interested in learning more about offshore wind energy. ASC and Vattenfall, the company behind the 92.4MW European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), have developed a series of public events and outreach activities themed around offshore […]

29 November 2016 R&D, Technology

Driven by innovation and further cost reduction, offshore wind has the potential to grow to 100GW in 2030, according to ‘Innovation Outlook: Offshore Wind’, a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) launched on 31 October at the World Wind Energy Conference in Tokyo.  Next-generation wind turbines with larger blades and floating turbines are expected to […]

24 June 2014 Training & Education

To mark Wind Week 2014, the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s National Renewable Energy Centre based in Blyth has supported and organised a series of activities with schools in the local community related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics subjects (STEM). 30 students from Cramlington Learning Village, tasked in designing and building their own wind […]

5 December 2013 Training & Education

Maersk Training has announcement today the appointment of David Bowyer as new Head of Training and Education. David joins the senior management team to oversee all aspects of training, following recent growth in the number of delegates attending their courses. David Bowyer has a wealth of experience in the education industry and was previously the […]

16 September 2013 Training & Education

Teachers from Hull, East Riding and Teesside schools are being sought to become wind energy champions as Forewind launches the next stage of its innovative education initiative, Champions for Wind. Ten teachers will be awarded bursaries to develop and implement wind energy careers related activities for their students as part of the initiative being run […]

30 May 2013 Training & Education

Secondary school pupils in Orkney will be first in the UK to benefit from a new offshore renewables education project launched by The Crown Estate. 'Clean Energy from the Sea' enables pupils to acquire the understanding and the technical skills they will need to benefit from the development of renewable energy around their coastline. An industry […]

1 March 2013 Business & Finance, Training & Education

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton has announced the availability of $640,000 in grants to fund clean energy-centered science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs for students from kindergarten through high school. The grants, part of MassCEC’s Workforce Capacity Building Program, will target projects that help build STEM skills in elementary and secondary […]

18 January 2013 R&D, Training & Education

On January 15, 2013 the University of North Carolina Coastal Studies Institute’s (UNC-CSI) research and education campus was dedicated and officially opened in Skyco, NC. This inter-university coastal and marine science institute will escalate the presence and impact of higher educational opportunities in northeastern North Carolina and promote economic enhancement for the region. Local and […]

17 August 2011

  Wind Powering America (WPA) added 25 new universities or community colleges to an interactive map identifying wind energy education programs across the United States. WPA also added 10 new schools to an interactive map that identifies more than 250 schools with operating or planned wind turbines. Interactive map shows location of wind energy educational […]

31 January 2011

Universities are responding to the changing needs of the energy industry by launching a number of new postgraduate courses.   (theengineer) [mappress] Source: theengineer, January 31, 2011

13 May 2019 Business & Finance, Training & Education

The Massachusetts Baker-Polito Administration is allocating USD 721,500 in grants to six academic institutions and labor organizations to establish workforce training and development programs to support the state’s offshore wind sector. The awards, which include USD 200,000 from Vineyard Wind’s Windward Workforce Fund, will be used to grow a workforce required to meet the needs […]

7 May 2019 Training & Education

Innogy has launched an apprenticeship scheme for the Galloper offshore wind farm for East Anglia-based young people. The new offshore wind turbine apprenticeship scheme will see three candidates undergo on-site hands-on training together with class-based learning at East Coast College in Lowestoft. According to innogy, the four-year scheme will give the participants the chance to get […]

1 May 2019 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) has appointed Matt Bowden as the new Area Manager in Taiwan with the aim to strengthen its local business presence. Bowden is based in Taipei and will act as the key representative for SBO in Taiwan, providing strategic leadership in business development, sales & marketing and operations both locally and in other […]

29 April 2019 Business & Finance

Ørsted has launched the third annual round of its Walney Extension Skills Fund, dedicated to coastal areas of Lancashire and Cumbria in the UK. GBP 50,000 is available to organizations that can develop and deliver Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) related training or education courses, a one-off event, or a program of targeted events. The full amount may be […]

25 April 2019 Business & Finance

Ørsted has opened the third round of its East Coast Skills Fund for applications, with GBP 55,000 available for coastal areas of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk. The grants will be available to organizations that can develop and deliver Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) related training or education courses, a one-off event, or a program of […]

23 April 2019 Training & Education

Ørsted US Offshore Wind and Eversource, owners of the Revolution Wind project, have pledged USD 4.5 million to support offshore wind education and supply chain development in Rhode Island. The funding will be invested locally, with USD 3 million dedicated for higher education around offshore wind programs led by the University of Rhode Island (URI), which […]

18 April 2019 Business & Finance

Ørsted has awarded fourteen organizations from Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk in the UK with grants from the fifth round of its East Coast Community Fund. The East Coast Community Fund was launched in December 2016 as part of Ørsted’s community engagement program for its Hornsea Project One and Race Bank offshore wind farms. The 14 awarded groups […]

12 April 2019 Industry Contribution

The Dutch government has introduced the ‘Roadmap to wind energy at sea 2030’ (‘Routekaart windenergie op zee 2030’, source: Rijksoverheid.nl) which states where new offshore wind farms can be developed. New to be developed offshore wind farms that should generate 7.000 MW of electricity. However, is the emerging offshore wind industry ready for this major […]

9 April 2019 Training & Education

JDR Cable Systems and the U.S. Tufts University have established a collaboration which includes an education office for students who wish to pursue an offshore wind career. The undergraduate Engineering Cooperative Education Office is dedicated to students who are in their junior and senior year and want to pursue a career in the offshore wind […]

3 April 2019 Training & Education

Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Stockton University that will support research, academic programs, and events at the New Jersey-based university. The agreement could also provide Stockton students and faculty with opportunities to assist with the development of Ørsted proposed Ocean Wind project, should that project receive state approval. Ørsted has […]

21 March 2019 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

Offshore wind developers Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm, ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall have partnered with the University of East Anglia, Nautilus Associates and The Bridge Trust to improve learning and career opportunities in East Anglia, the UK. The parties have joined forces to form the STEM Coordination Hub dedicated to developing a solution to improve the learning experience […]

18 March 2019 Industry Contribution

Pioneering companies within the Oil and Gas sector are adopting Wind Lidar to provide them with valuable wind data to vastly improve their operational efficiency. Lidar is an established tool that provides sophisticated wind assessment and measurements within the wind energy industry. An infrared laser exploits the Doppler effect to provide horizontal and vertical wind […]

15 March 2019 Business & Finance

This year's upcoming International Partnering Forum (IPF) will be the largest to date and will be headlined by global offshore wind leaders, according to the U.S. Business Network for Offshore Wind. The sixth annual IPF conference will take place on 8 April in New York and is expected to see more than 1,000 attendees, including […]

11 March 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Siemens Gamesa has awarded Fred. Olsen Windcarrier with a contract for the transport and installation of wind turbines on the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The 640MW Yunlin offshore wind farm is located some 6 kilometres off the southwest coast of Taiwan and will feature 80 SG 8.0-167 DD machines. The installation will be […]